Travels into the interior parts of Africa by the way of the Cape of Good Hope; in the years 1780, 81, 82, 83, 84 and 85. Translated from the French of M. Le Vaillant. by François Le Vaillant

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Published by printed by Graisberry and Campbell: for Chamberlaine & Rice, P. Byrne, J. Moore, B. Dornin [and 5 others in Dublin] in Dublin .

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2929, no. 08.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxv,[1],xiv,534p.
Number of Pages534
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Open LibraryOL16910296M

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Francis Moore (baptizeddied in or after ) was a British travel writer of the eighteenth century. Moore was born in Worcester, England, but few details are known about his early came into prominence after publishing Travels into the Inland Parts of Africa in The abolitionist Thomas Clarkson attributed his commitment to the anti-slavery cause to reading the few experts.

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Mungo Park’s Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa has long been regarded as a classic of African travel literature. In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was significant in opening Africa to European economic interests.

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I am interested in 1) the permission to use as part of a book cover illustration the Karl Bodmer. The Scottish explorer David Livingstone almost single-handedly rewrote the record with his travels between andwhen “he saw for himself that Africa’s interior was a marvelous mosaic of highlands, light woodlands, tropical rain forest, plateaus, mountain ranges, coastal wetlands, river deltas, deserts, and thick forests.”.

marks the th anniversary of Burchell’s return to Cape Town following his four-year expedition in South Africa. The University of Pretoria recently digitized Burchell’s account of this journey, a two-volume work entitled Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa () for BHL.

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